Assistant People's Counsel II

Maryland Office of People's Counsel
Baltimore, Maryland
Salary range: $64,565-$99,808. State of Maryland benefits may be found at
Feb 18, 2021
Mar 05, 2021
Full Time

Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Interested in advocating for the interests of residential consumers who depend on electricity, gas, telephone and water services? 

The Maryland Office of People’s Counsel (MD OPC) is looking for an energetic, creative attorney with a strong interest in advocacy and corporate accountability to round out its team of talented and committed lawyers and advocates. 

MD OPC is an independent state agency that represents the interests of residential utility consumers before the Maryland Public Service Commission, federal agencies, and the appellate courts. The Assistant People’s Counsel II will advocate on a variety of utility regulatory matters regarding prices, environmental policies, new technologies and services, corporate structure and accountability, among others. 

Qualifications: The candidate should have a minimum of three years of litigation experience and excellent analytical, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Consumer protection and administrative litigation experience is a plus. Background in or familiarity with utility regulation, economics, engineering, or accounting will enhance the application. Admission to the Maryland Bar will be required.

To apply: Interested persons should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to Gail V. Tucker, Administrator, Office of People’s Counsel, 6 St. Paul Street, Suite 2102, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, via email at